July 18th, 2018 by Kurt "Chet" Christel

Shitty Childhood Simulator 2018


Here’s a mostly complete playthrough of “The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit”. It’s the free demo companion to the upcoming Life is Stange 2 game coming out in September this year.



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June 10th, 2018 by Kurt "Chet" Christel

Square Enix

Intro

  • Keith David narrated the opening homage, then Matsuda came on.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • The gameplay trailer was played for the game.
  • Lara Croft has officially gone full Assassin’s Creed.
  • September 14th, 2018

Stormblood: Final Fantasy XIV

  • New DLC for FF14 was shown off with a cutscene and gameplay trailer.

Monster Hunter World x Final Fantasy XIV

  • A crossover was teased for the two games.

Captain Spirit

  • More was shown on this.
  • It’s not Life is Strange 2 but set in the same universe.
  • The full game will be free June 26th.
  • It’s going to pave the way for more games in the series.

Dragon Quest 11

  • A full story trailer was shown.

Babylon’s Fall

  • A trailer featuring a series of pictures was shown, coming 2019. PS4 & Steam.

Nier Automata: Become as Gods Edition

  • A trailer for the game being ported to Xbox was shown, with all DLC.

Octopath Traveler

  • July 13th release date trailer.

Just Cause 4

  • Largest map yet, extreme weather like tornados, sandstorms, and blizzards.
  • More vehicles and a powered up grappling hook too.
  • Gameplay showcase demo was shown.

The Quiet Man

  • A game featuring a deaf fighter was introduced, PS4 & Steam.

Kingdom Hearts 3

  • The same trailer was shown again from Microsoft’s conference.

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June 9th, 2018 by Kurt "Chet" Christel

Microsoft

Intro

  • Mystery game opened with a lot of atmosphere. It was Halo Infinite.

Halo Infinite

  • Phil Spencer came on rocking his jacket and t-shirt, as is expected.
  • He talked about Fanfest and other charities.
  • Then he said they would show off 50 games.
  • 18 exclusives, 15 world premieres, but that’s usually a lie because they are almost always time.

Ori: The Will of the Wisps

  • Another Ori featuring a lot more characters and a trailer was show off that featured a lot of action.
  • Announced for 2019.

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

  • From Software popped up, and in a while, we discovered it was a ninja/samurai flavored souls game.

Todd Howard

  • Todd Howard everyone!
  • Fallout 4 added to game pass.
  • Fallout 76 is a prequel to all the games.
  • 4 times the size of Fallout 4, set in West Virginia.
  • The cinematic trailer was unleashed in black and white.
  • The game was revealed to be a PROPER Fallout sequel.

Captain Spirit

  • An in-engine gameplay trailer was shown featuring a child playing around with space toys and doing cool stuff to the real world.
  • Set in the same universe as life is strange.
  • Free download.

Nier Automata

  • Oh look, a PS4 game on Xbox.

Crackdown 3

  • A big in-engine trailer featuring a LOT of Terry Crews.
  • It ironically looked like Saints Row 4.

Metro Exodus

  • A bigass gameplay trailer was shown, showcasing the plot, exploration, and enemy encounters.
  • Phil Spencer came back on and the brakes were put on the onslaught of trailers.

Kingdom Hearts 3

  • A lot of gameplay was shown in a trailer, featuring a lot of speaking scenes from Frozen, along with confirmations of content from Wreck it Ralph, Tangled, Hercules and Toy Story.

Sea of Thieves

  • Story content has been added, featuring a lengthy cutscene for a trailer.
  • Cursed Sails and Sacred Seas, coming July and September.

Battlefield V

  • Same Trailer as EA press.

Forza Horizon 4

  • A long trailer was shown showing multiple kinds of weather and locales.
  • “Great Britain” is the location.
  • The world will feature a shared world drive instead drivatars.
  • The game features multiple seasons.
  • You can interact with other cars from your car.
  • Release date October 2nd, available on Game Pass.

Acquisitions

  • Phil Spencer came back on again, making a few boasts and talking about the new studios acquired with The Initiative, Undead Labs, Playground Games, and Ninja Theory, Compulsion games. All will now be big

We Happy Few

  • Story trailer was shown off.
  • Release date August 10, 2018.

PUBG

  • Summer 2018 was given a release date along with new game modes, maps, and DLC.

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition

  • Oh wow, a PS4 game on Xbox!

The Division 2

  • A very tactical trailer was shown that featured nothing other than talking.
  • It was followed up with a gameplay demo that featured a forested environment.
  • It was revealed to be in DC and featured a firefight in an airplane graveyard.
  • Xbox Game Pass
  • Ashley Spencer introduced FastStart, a program that will install your games faster.
  • She made a really awkward smile while nobody clapped.
  • Games that are Xbox Exclusives will release on Game Pass same day as retail release.
  • They also added many many games to the library including ESO, The Division, Fallout 4 which are available now.

Indie Game Sizzle Reel

  • One of these will catch your interest.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • A new trailer was shown with a lot of gameplay featuring the plot, locations, and action gameplay.

Session.

  • It’s not Skate 4, you guys.

Black Desert

  • MMO trailer with many scenes.

Devil May Cry 5

  • A mixed trailer and gameplay trailer showed off the short-haired new Dante from DMC. I see no way in which this will cause a commotion.
  • Real Dante was shown at the end.
  • This might be a Dad game.
  • The devs came out to talk about it, one of them talked about the Xbox One X enhancements.
  • Hideki Sagochi said it will be the “best game he’s ever made”

Cuphead The Delicious Last Course

  • Coming in 2019, only a teaser was shown.

Tunic

  • An isometric rogue game with a whimsical fox featuring polygonal graphics.
  • Afterward, Phil Spencer came out saying all the next games are world premieres.

Jump Force

  • Trailer combining your favorite characters from many different fighting animes.

Dying Light 2

  • The game had an introductory trailer that showed the setting with a bit of gameplay.
  • After, the dev came out to talk about new features of the game.
  • It was emphasized that the game world will have actual consequences.
  • They showed a “live” gameplay demo featuring a large amount of traversal.
  • Afterward, they showed a critical choice in the game that had different consequences depending on whether you side with a faction or kill them.

Battletoads

  • Only a teaser and 2019 were shown.

Just Cause 4

  • A reel full of in-game cutscenes and gameplay was shown, it’s more of the same.

Gears Pop! & Tactics & 5

  • A mobile game, based on Gears of War Pop Vinyl toys, teased with a small trailer.
  • After, Gears Tactics was shown, an RTS adaptation of the series.
  • Then they officially announced Gears 5 and showed off a cinematic trailer.
  • The cinematic trailer was very emotional if you’re invested in the franchise.
  • A lot of the scenery looked spectacular too, along with some new enemy designs.
  • Coming 2019.

Phil Spencer

  • Big Phil came out to close the show, summarize everything, and say more random things about the company and the console.
  • Big fakeout ending, as another game came out.

Cyberpunk 2077

  • We got our first real look at the game, featuring a full story trailer that showcased the setting and story.

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